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English definition of “terminal”


adjective (ILLNESS)    /ˈtɜː.mɪ.nəl/ US  /ˈtɝː-/
(of a disease or illness) leading gradually to death: She has terminal cancer.KillingMurder and attempted murderDisease and illness - general words A terminal patient is one who is seriously ill and will die soon.Disease and illness - general wordsDeath and dying terminally     /-nə.li/ adverb a terminally ill childDisease and illness - general wordsDeath and dying
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